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appreciate it. gavel-to-gavel coverage on c- span, c-span.org and on c-span radio in the baltimore area as well as serious xm radio. live gavel-to-gavel coverage of all the conventions. and if you go to c-span.org, our convention of, you'll be able to find every minute of every convention since 1984 on line. there is an easy search function. just type in a name. all of the speeches from last night are available. our next call comes from brooklyn, new york. hi, gloria. caller: good morning. host: what did you think of the first lady's speech? caller: i already had my mind made up to vote for obama. i did watch a little bit of the republican convention. paul ryan talked about growing up in the same area and with the same church. it is kind of leave it to beaver. i am retired. and my husband is a vietnam veteran. i want to say i like what they are doing for the vets. grandparents have a lot to do with what is going on. i lived in brooklyn. there's a lot of gun violence. mayor bloomberg is gun-control. it is education control. on all the points that they need to change to make this country
insurance from the blast. host: there is an update on that this morning in "of the baltimore sun." "the 70,000 surviving firefighters and other first responders who worked at the world trade center after the attack will be entitled to free monitoring treatment for some 50 forms of cancer." that is an update this morning on the part of the story. remember, you can also send us your comments via twitter, twitter.com/c-spanwj. or you can send us an e-mail, journal@c-span.org. john, independent, baltimore. caller: i would agree with what is being set by most americans, that we need to move on. that does not mean that we forget what has taken place, but as a nation we need to be united and we need to really know what the threat is in this country. i think -- i was just watching a brookings on c-span that aired yesterday. defensiveness by the audience there, and also the gentleman from the brookings institute -- my goodness, you would think that this is just a little party. we do not seem to understand what has happened, especially if you look at other western countries, most notably france, wit
, that was thrilling. my father had been mayor of baltimore. one of the leaders of the kennedy campaign in maryland. the first night we got there, it was the dinner for him. we all saw the president, the family very differently. after he made his speech at the stadium, which was stark, no one ever did that, fabulous seats. my father want to go to a famous restaurant in los angeles. we did. my father said this is really an expensive restaurant, how did you choose the restaurant. compared to baltimore, it was very expensive. i remember him not complaining, but making the point when the door opened and here comes senator kennedy. he came right over, what did you think of the speech? ask me what i thought. all of a sudden the prices came way down. >> suddenly it was not worth it. take a one of the most memorable single images of this convention ran on the front of "the new york time" was you with the women members of the house. but was a like to stand up there? >> it was pretty exciting. that was only half of those we have in the house. it was pretty exciting because of the connection. it was so exciti
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